Our Entry 1 to Level 2 Extended Awards and Certificates in English and Maths are cutting-edge qualifications.  We have made them even more flexible for you to use. The new qualifications feature:

  • SFA funding from Entry Level 1 to Level 1
  • Paper-based controlled assessments which can be held in the classroom
  • Unit certification to offer flexibility of study
  • On demand registrations and assessment
  • Quick turnaround of certificates

They remain perfect for developing the underpinning skills and knowledge required for learners to progress onto Functional Skills or GCSEs as well as allowing learners to develop confidence and ability in these subjects. 


For funding click - 

Funding Information 2018-2019


Who are these qualifications for?

These qualifications are suitable for any learners over 14 years of age. They can be used by school learners, college learners and adult learners. They help break down Maths and English into bite size pieces to help learners rebuild their confidence and understanding within English and Maths. They can be delivered as stand alone qualifications or part of larger programmes of study.



Ascentis Entry 1 Award, Certificate & Extended Award in English Skills Specification

Ascentis Entry 2 Award, Certificate & Extended Award in English Skills Specification

Ascentis Entry 3 Award, Certificate & Extended Award in English Skills Specification

Ascentis Level 1 Award, Certificate & Extended Award in English Skills Specification

Ascentis Level 2 Award and Certificate in English Skills Specification

Ascentis Entry 1 Award, Certificate & Extended Award in Mathematical Skills Specification

Ascentis Entry 2 Award, Certificate & Extended Award in Mathematical Skills Specification

Ascentis Entry 3 Award, Certificate & Extended Award in Mathematical Skills Specification

Ascentis Level 1 Award, Certificate & Extended Award in Mathematical Skills Specification

Ascentis Level 2 Award and Certificate in Mathematical Skills Specification

You can also find some sample assessments for use with your learners below.  These include the mark schemes and are at various levels. 

Entry 1 English Samples 

Entry 2 English Samples

Entry 3 English Samples

Level 1 English Samples

Level 2 English Samples

Entry 1 Maths Samples

Entry 2 Maths Samples

Entry 3 Maths Samples

Level 1 Maths Samples

Level 2 Maths Samples

Why should I choose Ascentis? 

  • Free Regional Quality Meetings to network, share learning experiences and standardisation procedures
  • Free Internal Verifier Training for approved centres to develop staff's skills
  • Dedicated customer service representative
  • Full range of practice assessments for each unit available
  • Three sets of live papers available on approval
  • All assessments are provided and available on-demand


Where can my learners progress from here?


How do I get started?

For more information on how to deliver our English and Maths qualifications, or to move your English and Maths provision to Ascentis, or to request a visit to your centre, please contact the Commercial Team on 01524 845046 or click here to email.

If you wish to apply now, please download the Centre Recognition Form and/or Qualification Approval Form which are available in our Key Information section.